The Wonder

  • von Emma Donoghue
  • Sprecher: Kate Lock
  • 12 Std. 26 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

An 11-year-old girl stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. A nurse sent to investigate whether she is a fraud meets a journalist hungry for a story.
Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, Emma Donoghue's The Wonder - inspired by numerous European and North American cases of 'fasting girls' between the 16th century and the 20th - is a psychological thriller about a child's murder threatening to happen in slow motion before our eyes. Pitting all the seductions of fundamentalism against sense and love, it is a searing examination of what nourishes us, body and soul.

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Catching, shocking, entertaining!

It was not what I expected, but I was quickly drawn into the story which appears so frightfully realistic, it could have happened and that was shocking! What an insight into a nation's former soul. I could not stop until I heard the end.
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Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 22.09.2016
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.